John Joseph Bogues Sr.

March 29, 1921October 19, 2013

John J. Bogues, Sr., husband of Sarah H. (Kayser) Bogues was called to his Father on October 19, 2013 surrounded by his loving family. John was born on March 29, 1921 in Fall River, MA to John P. Bogues and Anna Kubisec and moved to Danbury as a young boy. He served in the U.S. Navy on board the USS Boston during World War II.

He married Sarah H. Kayser on April 29, 1946 and they spent 67 years loving each other. He retired from the State of Connecticut Highway Department and from the City of Danbury.

Survivors in addition to his wife of 67 years include 4 sons: John J. Bogues, Jr. (Barbara), Danbury; Peter F. Bogues (Alice), Clayton, NC; Paul E. Bogues (Dawn), Naugatuck; Thomas C. Bogues, Bethel; 1 sister, Anne Pracuta, Durham, NC; 14 grandchildren: John Bogues III (Beth); David Bogues (Dawn); Christopher Bogues (Christine); Jeffrey Bogues (Karen); Keith Bogues (Lauren); Jessica Quell (Jon); Joseph Tomchik (Sherri); Jeffrey Tomchik (Heather); Rachael Nelthropp (Brian); Michael Bogues; Sarah Alizadah (Nima); Matthew Bogues; Ryan Bogues (Shelley); Brandon Bogues and 15 Great Grandchildren.

John was predeceased by 2 brothers, Joseph and Francis; 1 sister, Genevieve Deep and his precious granddaughter, Heather Marie Bogues..

A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10:30am on Wednesday October 23rd at Saint Peter Church, Danbury. Burial with military honors will be in Saint Peter Cemetery, Danbury.

The family will receive friends at the Green Funeral Home, 57 Main Street Danbury on Wednesday morning from 9:00am until 10:00am.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests that contributions be made to Ann’s Place, the Home of I Can, 80 Saw Mill Rd., Danbury, CT 06810.


  • Visitation Wednesday, October 23, 2013
  • Funeral Mass Wednesday, October 23, 2013

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Susan Andrejko (Kayser)

October 26, 2013

Rest in peace, Uncle John. You will be miss by all those who love you.

October 25, 2013

Our deepest condolences to you and your family. Michael And Marlene Caravakis

Joe & Janice Deep

October 24, 2013

So sad to hear of Uncle John's passing. He was a wonderful man and will be greatly missed. Our love and prayers go out to the Bogues family.

Mehran & Behnam Zamanian

October 24, 2013

Dear Sarah Alizadeh. Condolence to you and your family. Our deepest sympathy. Mehran & Behnam


October 22, 2013

Paul, Our thoughts and prayers are with you during this difficult time, from your friends in Plant Operations & Maintenance

October 21, 2013

We extend our condolences and prayers to the Bogues Family.

Our deepest sympathy,

The Rizzo Family

October 21, 2013

I've never known a more patient, loving, kind grandfather than you Gramp and I feel lucky to have so many precious memories with you. You will always be in my heart and soul. Miss you until we meet again.
Love, Sarah "Lou Lou"

Dan Armentano

October 21, 2013

John - Sorry to hear about your dad. Condolences to you and your family.

Missy Law

October 21, 2013

Tom and Pete, I am very sorry to hear of the loss of your father. You are in my prayers. Melissa (Missy) Anderson Law

Mary Ann Walkovich

October 21, 2013

To Mrs Bogues and the Bogues Family . Mr Bogues was a Great man. We have many memories of the fun times we had and all the laughs we had at all the parties in the past years .. it was always a great time when our families would get together .Rest in Peace